PNN/ Ofer Military Base, Ramallah
An Israeli military judge ruled Thursday that jailed Palestinian legislator Khalida Jarrar, a well-known West Bank firebrand, should be released on bail, but ordered her held for at least three more days pending a possible appeal.
via Military Court ordered the release of Khalida Jarrar.
The Netherlands has taken a major step toward introducing a partial ban on wearing face-covering garments in some public places. The move is seen as targeting the full-face Islamic veils worn by some Muslim women.
via Dutch cabinet approves partial ‘face-covering clothing’ ban.
Major fail by Dutch!
Shake rattle and roll?
Over two thirds of the reports stated that windows rattled and one third reported furniture shaking. Reports described “thought door to hotel was being kicked in, woke up alarmed”, “woke the whole household and neighbours with a bang that lasted 1-2 seconds”, “walls of house creaked, sounded like heavy object rolling over roof of the house”, “noise and the whole building just shaking the road made a weird loud noise too”, “banging of window shutters first, then rumbling noise faintly but shutter banging became louder, then four poster bed hangings were swaying and whole room seemed to be moving” and “I was lying in my bed watching something with my headphones on when I felt the bed shake”
Credit British Geological Society
via M4.2 Quake Rattles UK & A Review Of Europe’s Seismic Risks.
Poet Aja Monet Confronts Police Brutality….